Neeraj K Arora

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Barriers to information access, perceived health competence, and psychosocial health outcomes: test of a mediation model in a breast cancer sample
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, ARP, DCCPS, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA aroran 2mail nih gov
    Patient Educ Couns 47:37-46. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Patient engagement in a rapidly changing communication environment: reflections of a cancer survivor
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 9762
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:231-2. 2013
  3. pmc Physicians' decision-making style and psychosocial outcomes among cancer survivors
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN 4092, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:404-12. 2009
  4. pmc Perceived helpfulness of physicians' communication behavior and breast cancer patients' level of trust over time
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:252-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Importance of patient-centered care in enhancing patient well-being: a cancer survivor's perspective
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1-4. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Population-based survivorship research using cancer registries: a study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Executive Plaza North 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:49-63. 2007
  7. pmc Assessment of quality of cancer-related follow-up care from the cancer survivor's perspective
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN 4092, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1280-9. 2011
  8. pmc Frustrated and confused: the American public rates its cancer-related information-seeking experiences
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:223-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived helpfulness and impact of social support provided by family, friends, and health care providers to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Psychooncology 16:474-86. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship of patients' attitudes and beliefs with their self-reported level of participation in medical decision-making
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 43:865-72. 2005

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Barriers to information access, perceived health competence, and psychosocial health outcomes: test of a mediation model in a breast cancer sample
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, ARP, DCCPS, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA aroran 2mail nih gov
    Patient Educ Couns 47:37-46. 2002
    ..Our findings underscore the need for designing and implementing interventions that would aid providers in better meeting the information needs of their patients...
  2. doi request reprint Patient engagement in a rapidly changing communication environment: reflections of a cancer survivor
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 9762
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:231-2. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Physicians' decision-making style and psychosocial outcomes among cancer survivors
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN 4092, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:404-12. 2009
    ..We evaluated pathways linking physicians' decision-making style with cancer survivors' health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  4. pmc Perceived helpfulness of physicians' communication behavior and breast cancer patients' level of trust over time
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:252-5. 2009
    ..We evaluated the association between physicians' communication behavior and breast cancer patients' trust in their physicians...
  5. doi request reprint Importance of patient-centered care in enhancing patient well-being: a cancer survivor's perspective
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1-4. 2009
    ..The important role played by patient-centered care in reducing patient suffering and enhancing well-being is underscored in this commentary...
  6. doi request reprint Population-based survivorship research using cancer registries: a study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Executive Plaza North 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:49-63. 2007
    ..Drawing upon experiences from a study of survivors of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), we discuss conceptual and methodological challenges to and opportunities for conducting population-based survivorship research using cancer registries...
  7. pmc Assessment of quality of cancer-related follow-up care from the cancer survivor's perspective
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN 4092, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1280-9. 2011
    ..We assessed cancer survivors' perceptions of the quality of their follow-up care...
  8. pmc Frustrated and confused: the American public rates its cancer-related information-seeking experiences
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:223-8. 2008
    ..Ensuring access to high-quality cancer-related information is important for the success of cancer prevention and control efforts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived helpfulness and impact of social support provided by family, friends, and health care providers to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Psychooncology 16:474-86. 2007
    ..In order to facilitate cancer patients' adjustment to their illness, efforts need to be made to understand and address their support needs throughout the cancer experience...
  10. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship of patients' attitudes and beliefs with their self-reported level of participation in medical decision-making
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 43:865-72. 2005
    ..We applied constructs from the transtheoretical model (TTM) of behavior change to identify modifiable determinants of patient participation in medical decision-making...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interacting with cancer patients: the significance of physicians' communication behavior
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:791-806. 2003
    ..Finally, potential limitations of existing research are highlighted and areas for future research are identified...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgery and chemotherapy on the quality of life of younger women with breast carcinoma: a prospective study
    N K Arora
    Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Cancer 92:1288-98. 2001
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  13. doi request reprint Health information needs and health-related quality of life in a diverse population of long-term cancer survivors
    Erin E Kent
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:345-52. 2012
    ..To investigate health information needs and their association with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a diverse, population-based sample of long-term cancer survivors...
  14. pmc Impact of cancer on health-related quality of life of older Americans
    Bryce B Reeve
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, EPN 4005, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:860-8. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  16. pmc Use of the internet to communicate with health care providers in the United States: estimates from the 2003 and 2005 Health Information National Trends Surveys (HINTS)
    Ellen Burke Beckjord
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e20. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Reducing bias in cancer research: application of propensity score matching
    Bryce B Reeve
    National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:69-80. 2008
    ..Results indicated that propensity score matching is an efficient and useful way to create a matched case-control study out of a large cohort study, and allows confidence in the strength of the observed outcomes of the study...
  18. doi request reprint Information processing and negative affect: evidence from the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey
    Ellen Burke Beckjord
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
    Health Psychol 27:249-57. 2008
    ..Health communication can help reduce the cancer burden by increasing processing of information about health interventions. Negative affect is associated with information processing and may be a barrier to successful health communication...
  19. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative life changes experienced by survivors of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Keith M Bellizzi
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:188-99. 2007
    ..The impact of cancer on adult survivors of aggressive non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) is understudied...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS): development, design, and dissemination
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
    J Health Commun 9:443-60; discussion 81-4. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Disparities in HRQOL of cancer survivors and non-cancer managed care enrollees
    Steven B Clauser
    National Cancer Institute NCI, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:23-40. 2008
    ..The influence of these variables persists when controlling for multiple variables including comorbidity status. Health plans should focus on addressing these disparities...
  22. doi request reprint Information support for cancer survivors
    Bradford W Hesse
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
    Cancer 112:2529-40. 2008
    ..Information-seeking is prevalent among cancer survivors and does not diminish over time. Prescriptions are given for reengineering the information environment to improve long-term outcomes for survivors...
  23. pmc Perceived risk, trust and health-related quality of life among cancer survivors
    Erika A Waters
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:91-7. 2010
    ..To design effective interventions that improve cancer survivors' health-related quality of life (HRQoL), it is necessary to understand how HRQoL is related to cancer cognitions and interpersonal/social factors...
  24. doi request reprint The importance of symptom surveillance during follow-up care of leukemia, bladder, and colorectal cancer survivors
    Erin E Kent
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD, 20850, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:163-72. 2014
    ..We examined cancer survivors' experience of bothersome symptoms, association of symptom bother with health-related quality of life (HRQOL), survivors' perception of symptom care, and their symptom-related information needs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Information needs and sources of information among cancer patients: a systematic review of research (1980-2003)
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN 4051A, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:250-61. 2005
    ..Future research should examine cancer patients' information needs and sources throughout their cancer journey...
  26. pmc Patient-physician communication about health-related quality-of-life problems: are non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors willing to talk?
    Neeraj K Arora
    Neeraj K Arora, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Roxanne E Jensen, Nadiyah Sulayman, and Arnold L Potosky, Georgetown University, Washington, DC and Ann S Hamilton, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3964-70. 2013
    ..To investigate non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) survivors' willingness to discuss health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) problems with their follow-up care physician...
  27. ncbi request reprint Consumer/provider communication research: directions for development
    Gary L Kreps
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, EPN 4084, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892 7326, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:3-4. 2003
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Patient preferences for shared decisions: a systematic review
    Betty Chewning
    Sonderegger Research Center, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Madison, WI 53705 2222, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 86:9-18. 2012
    ..Empirical literature on patient decision role preferences regarding treatment and screening was reviewed to summarize patients' role preferences across measures, time and patient population...
  29. pmc Effect of computer support on younger women with breast cancer
    D H Gustafson
    Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:435-45. 2001
    ..Assess impact of a computer-based patient support system on quality of life in younger women with breast cancer, with particular emphasis on assisting the underserved...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences for medical decision making: who really wants to participate?
    N K Arora
    Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53705, USA
    Med Care 38:335-41. 2000
    ..To identify the determinants of patient preferences for participation in medical decision making...
  31. ncbi request reprint Increasing understanding of patient needs during and after hospitalization
    D H Gustafson
    Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, 1119 WARF, 610 Walnut Street, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:81-92. 2001
    ..This study examined the value of alternative ways of identifying patient needs and estimating importance of those needs in improving the impact of satisfaction surveys...
  32. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors' fertility and sexual function-related information needs
    Camille T C Hammond
    Office of Policy and Planning, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:1256-8. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer patients' experience and outcomes: development and pilot study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance patient survey
    Jennifer L Malin
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:837-48. 2006
    ..The keystone to this effort is the baseline patient survey administered approximately 4 months after diagnosis...
  34. pmc Advancing research on patient-centered cancer communication
    Neeraj K Arora
    Patient Educ Couns 70:301-2. 2008
  35. pmc Clarification of issues raised in the editorial "A new age for cancer information seeking: are we better off now?"
    Neeraj K Arora
    J Gen Intern Med 23:893; author reply 894. 2008